Practical Linux Security Solutions [Video]

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  • Learn about various vulnerabilities and exploits in relation to Linux systems
  • Configure and build a secure kernel and test it
  • Learn about file permissions and security and how to securely modify files
  • Explore various ways to authenticate local users while monitoring their activities.
  • Authenticate users remotely and securely copy files on remote systems
  • Review various network security methods (including firewalls) using iptables and TCP Wrapper
  • Explore various security tools including Port Sentry, Squid Proxy, Shorewall, and many more
  • Understand Bash vulnerability/security and patch management

With the growing popularity of Linux, more and more administrators have started moving to this operating system to create networks or servers for any task. Due to the lack of information about security-related attacks, administrators now face issues in dealing with these attackers as quickly as possible. Learning about the different types of Linux security will help you create a more secure Linux system.

This course will help you understand the various vulnerabilities faced by the system and help you to overcome them. Whether you are new to Linux administration or experienced, it provides you with the skills to work with various security tools, thereby making your systems more secure.

By the end of the course, you will have mastered the art of preventing your Linux system from getting compromised.

Style and Approach

An easy-to-follow guide with a step-by-step approach to various problems covering various Linux security administration tasks.

  • Enhance file system security and user authentication by using various security tools 
  • Code-intensive and detailed solutions that help you understand better and learn faster.
  • More than 50 hands-on solutions to create and administer a secure Linux system locally and on a network
Course Length 1 hours 55 minutes
ISBN 9781789619713
Date Of Publication 30 Jul 2018


Tajinder Kalsi

Tajinder Kalsi is an innovative professional with more than 9 years' progressive experience within the information security industry. He has a good amount of knowledge and experience in web application testing, vulnerability assessment, network penetration testing, and risk assessment. At present, he is working as an information security consultant. He started his career with Wipro as a technical associate, and later on he became an ISMS consultant-cum-technical evangelist. In his free time, he conducts seminars in colleges all across India on various topics, in more than 125 colleges; he has spoken to 10,000+ students. Tajinder is a certified ISO 27001:2013 Auditor. Tajinder authored Practical Linux Security Cookbook published by Packt Publishing. He has also reviewed the following books: Web Application Penetration Testing with Kali Linux and Mastering Kali Linux for Advanced Penetration Testing. He has also authored three video courses with Packt: Getting Started with Pentensing, Finding and Exploiting Hidden Vulnerabilities, and Pentesting Web Applications. He is best described as dedicated, devoted, and determined and a person who strongly believes in making his dreams come true. He defines himself as a tireless worker, who loves to laugh and make others laugh. He is also very friendly and level-headed.